Sample self-collection, a lesson gained during the COVID pandemic
Copan sponsored Integrated Lunch Symposia – ECCMID 2022
During Copan’s ECCMID integrated symposium, four distinguished speakers updated the audience on the advances, achievements, and future trends of sample self-collection in different fields (STIs, HPV, respiratory infections, genetics, serology).
Boosting WASPLab® with PhenoMATRIX®
Microbiology professionals experience with our Artificial Intelligence algorithms and automated segregation.
Total Lab Automation: Experience of a Roman Teaching Hospital
Dr. Carla Fontana
UOC Microbiologia e Virologia Fondazione Policlinico, Tor Vergata
PhenoMATRIX: real-life experience of a high volume bacteriology lab
Dr. Simone Ambretti
Unità Operativa di Microbiologia IRCCS Policlinico di S.Orsola, Bologna
Olfactory swabbing in prion and other neurodegenerative disorders
Olfactory mucosa swabbing might represent a first-line and non-invasive screening procedure in patients with suspected neurodegenerative dementia. Hence the possibility of implementing early therapy to halt the evolution of diseases such as Creutzfeldt-Jakob, Parkinson’s, and Alzheimer’s.
Gianluigi Zanusso M.D., Ph.D.,
Associate Professor of Neurology, Department of Neurosciences, Biomedicine and Movement Sciences, University of Verona
Environmental Monitoring Webinar
In this appointment, we are pleased to host Dr. Guido Finazzi and Dr. Erica Tirloni. This speech is an opportunity to get insights on environmental monitoring and sampling strategies of food contamination.
Dr. Guido Finazzi, Veterinarian at IZSLER: Epidemiological Surveillance, Experimental Research and Diagnostics in the Context of Official Food Control.
Dr. Erica Tirloni, Department of Health, Animal Science and Food Safety, University of Milan, Milan, Italy.
ECCMID Symposium & Flash Session
In the Integrated symposium “The challenges of managing the COVID-19 pandemic from pre analytics to diagnosis,” Dr. Paolo Gaibani – chaired by Professor Dave Hawkes – explores lab automation’s value throughout the pandemic and its usefulness in the upcoming years. In addition, the Flash Session, entitled “Listening to the needs of healthcare professionals: Copan’s innovative approach to the pandemic,” goes into detail on Copan’s latest projects.
Swabs stories: scaling up Tuberculosis and Covid-19 screening while protecting worker health
To protect healthcare workers while performing both tuberculosis and Covid-19 sampling is a big challenge. On 2021 International Tuberculosis Day, our honored guest Professor Gerard Cangelosi will explore this crucial aspect that needs to be considered while scaling up tuberculosis and Covid-19 screening.
Prof. Prof. Gerard A. Cangelosi, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Adjunct Professor, Departments of Global Health and Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
Suppression of COVID-19 outbreak in the municipality of Vo’, Italy
In this appointment, we are pleased to host Professor Andrea Crisanti. This speech is an unmissable opportunity to get insights on transmission dynamics, duration of viral load detectability, and efficacy of implemented control measures at the early stages of the Italian pandemic.
Prof. Andrea Crisanti, MD, PhD
Professor of Microbiology, Director of the Department of Molecular Medicine – University of Padova, Director of the Diagnostic Unit of Microbiology and Virology, Hospital – University Padova. Professor of Molecular Parasitology at Imperial College of London (on leave of absence).
Laboratory diagnosis of SARS CoV-2 infections: impact of automation on the different steps
Featuring Professor Vittorio Sambri, this webinar will investigate the beneficial role automation could have in diagnosing COVID-19. As the topic is currently of great relevance, this is an appointment not to be missed.
Prof. Vittorio Sambri MD, PhD.
DIMES – University of Bologna Associate Professor and Head of the Unit of Microbiology. The Greater Romagna Area Hub Laboratory
The italian experience in the management of COVID-19 Pandemic
Professor Vittorio Sambri discusses the key points of the Italian COVID-19 experience, from epidemiology to the precautionary measures adopted, testing, and prospects for the future.